16th January 2020
Amb. Macharia Kamau, CBS, Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs made an official visit to Tokyo, Japan from 13th – 16th January, 2020 at the invitation of the Government of Japan to attend the Strategic Exchanges on Practical Level (STEP) programme.
Upon arrival, the Principal Secretary visited the Chancery where he was received by Ambassador S. K. Maina, MBS, and had a consultative meeting with the staff of the Embassy.
During his visit, the Principal Secretary paid courtesy calls on senior officials of the Japanese Government, including Mr. Shinichi Nakatani – Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs and Ms. Nobuko Kayashima, Vice President, JICA.
Discussions centered on the excellent bilateral relations between Kenya and Japan, and charted the way forward to strengthen the cooperation. The Principal Secretary engaged his hosts on issues such as trade and investment, peace and security, infrastructure development, and the Blue Economy.
Amb. Macharia Kamau, CBS, Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs took a family photo with H.E. Amb. S.K. Maina, MBS and Embassy Staff at the Chancery
Amb. Macharia Kamau, CBS, Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs with H.E. Amb. S.K. Maina, MBS at the Chancery.
The PS and Mr. Shinichi Nakatani, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs exchange gifts.
Bilateral meeting with Ms. Nobuko Kayashima, Senior Vice President at JICA
The PS presents a gift to Ms. Nobuko Kayashima, Senior Vice President , JICA